Baker & Taylor Entertainment Audio Music/Video Product Award

About the Baker & Taylor Entertainment Audio Music/Video Product Award
The purpose of the Baker & Taylor Entertainment Audio Music/Video Product Award is to promote the development of a circulating audio music/video product collection in public libraries and increase the exposure of the format within the community.

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Award and Frequency

One public library shall receive this annual grant of $2,500 worth of audio music or video products.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Any public library is eligible, with one exception:
 
Public libraries having employees on the current Baker & Taylor Entertainment Audio Music/Video Product Award Jury are ineligible to receive the Baker & Taylor Entertainment Audio Music/Video Product Award.

Applicant Responsibility

The recipient will be required to submit a project evaluation report to the Public Library Association (addressed to the PLA Executive Director) one year following receipt of the grant. Baker & Taylor will receive a copy of the report. Failure to submit a project evaluation report will result in the necessity of the grant materials being returned to PLA, unless an extension is granted by PLA for extenuating circumstances. Recipient agrees to having its report published in Public Libraries magazine, if accepted by the Features Editor.

Application Instructions

To submit an application for this award, please visit the PLA Awards Online Application

Contact Information

Julianna Kloeppel (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016) - jkloeppel@ala.org
Work Phone: 312-280-5026
Fax: (312) 280-5029
American Library Association Public Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Selection Criteria

Candidates must submit an application, describing the proposal, explaining how this project fits the purpose of this grant, explaining how the $2,500 worth of audio music or video products (ordered through Baker & Taylor) will benefit the project.
 
Selection is based upon the quality and appropriateness of the submitted proposals. Preference will be given to the applicant who can demonstrate that the public library’s project best fits the purpose of the grant.